Tag Archives: cycling

Finding Advice and Friends in Odd Places

I have a couple of Perfect Moments today. This is good because I have been worried about a lack of them now that I am in lockdown and laid off. Without the interesting questions or antics of my students, I … Continue reading

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Additions to the Pain Cave

Today, I am making some upgrades to the pain cave. Yes, an early birthday present and something arriving in the mail make for a slightly better experience on the indoor trainer. The angle is a bit off, but basically these … Continue reading

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Reaching Out

I once taught a reading lesson on the subject of different kinds of friendships. The article noted that there were seven kinds of friends. I won’t bore you with all the details-though I still have the textbook it was drawn … Continue reading

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Standing on the Pedals

I started riding an indoor turbo trainer and riding with the Zwift program just before the start of the new year. It was one of my resolutions to get fitter for the summer biking season. I am planning to report … Continue reading

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Inertia

When work finished, and all student questions about homework had been answered I took a few moments to watch a bunch stuff on YouTube to relax and wind down. Actually, my student sent me a link to a Bruce Lee … Continue reading

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Like a Kid in a Candy Store

I stopped in at the bike store on my way to pick up my girlfriend. I actually went into the plaza area for something else, but noticed that they were open–and this is no mean feat because several places I … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Stuff

I’ve got a few things to write about. Somewhere in all of this, I should be able to find a Perfect Moment. Regarding yesterday’s post, the angle of my bike is definitely different on the trainer. It is higher at … Continue reading

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A Question for my fellow Cyclists

I am writing this short appeal to all the cyclists who follow this blog or who find it accidentally. I need your help with something. I need your advice and experience. I have started using Zwift and I notice that … Continue reading

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And So it Begins….

After several weeks off, I am back to work tomorrow morning (or this morning depending on when I post this and when you read it). The commute will be quite easy– from the kitchen to the office should only take … Continue reading

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From This Day Forward

First and Foremost Happy New Year everyone. It is bittersweet saying it, but I want to start off the year positively. Though I know turning the page in the calendar isn’t the end of the pandemic and really doesn’t change … Continue reading

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